Books & Documents
Khirbet Kizeh
Like any political and multi-generational conflict, the decades-long struggle between Israel and Palestine is complex. We hope these books provide insight into both the conflict and the very human toll it inflicts upon all peoples involved. Discover the many books and documents which tell the story of the Israeli and Palestinian people.

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Khirbet Khizeh is a brief, fictional, 1949 novella by Israeli writer S. Yizhar about the violent expulsion of Palestinian villagers by the Israeli army. Considered a high point in Hebrew literature, it was published just months the author fought in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. The book provides a window into on the perspective of a Jewish soldier whose unit is tasked with expelling peaceful Palestinian families from their homes.

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Cast Thy Bread Operation

Cast Thy Bread Operation

Israeli historian Benny Morris and Israel Prize laureate Benjamin Z. Kedar uncover the story of the secret Cast Thy Bread operation, in which Israeli forces poisoned the drinking water of non-Jewish communities during the Nakba/War of Independence in 1948 to prevent...

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1948 and After

1948 and After

1948 and After: Israel and the Palestinians is a collection of essays by Israeli historian Benny Morris; the book explores Israeli decision-making and what caused the mass exodus from Palestine in 1948. Purchase the book here or borrow the book from your local library...

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